Rating:
7 votes

127th Street Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in September 2012

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BH Photo #240219

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Street View 

Description 

This impressively tall, heavily skewed bridge stands out, literally. It just looks strong.

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Cal Sag Channel on 127th Street (IL 83) in Alsip/Crestwood
Location
Alsip/Crestwood, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1968
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 402.8 ft.
Total length: 608.7 ft.
Deck width: 48.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 18.0 ft.
Skew angle
47 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.66167, -87.74972   (decimal degrees)
41°39'42" N, 87°44'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/437581/4612484 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blue Island
Inventory numbers
IL 016-0570 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15091 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2011)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 70.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
15,900

Update Log 

  • September 26, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Corrected town, road name added photo's
  • November 22, 2011: Updated by Frank Hicks: Refined design description
  • November 29, 2010: New Street View added by David Backlin

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